Hawks at Wizards 1/2/19 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Game: Washington Wizards vs Atlanta Hawks
Date & Time: 1/3/2019, 12:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: WAS -5 Total 229
TV Channel: FSS

Southeast Division foes will clash on Wednesday night, when the Atlanta Hawks visit the Washington Wizards.

The Hawks have won five of their previous seven games and are led by rookie G Trae Young (15.6 ppg). On Monday, Atlanta was outscored by 13 points during the third quarter of a 116-108 road loss against Indiana. The Hawks won the battle on the boards by 12, but turned the ball over 17 times in defeat.

Second year pro John Collins led Atlanta with 22 points and 16 rebounds. Trae Young added 16 points and seven assists in a losing effort for the Hawks.
The Washington Wizards have dropped 23 of their first 37 games and are one of the most disappointing teams in the league. On Saturday, Washington survived a Kemba Walker 47-point assault during a 130-126 home victory versus Charlotte. The Wizards knocked down 13-for-37 from long range and shot 52 percent overall.

Trevor Ariza led seven Washington players in double figures with 24 points and nine assists. Thomas Bryant contributed 21 points and ten rebounds for the Wizards.

Odds Table

Betting Trends

Hawks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games.
Wizards are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
Over is 7-2 in Hawks last 9 games following a straight up loss.
Over is 8-2 in Wizards last 10 home games.
Under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Washington.

Free NBA Pick: Washington Wizards -5

Washington G John Wall will undergo surgery on his left heel and miss the remainder of the season. These two teams rank in the bottom six in defensive efficiency, so the over is worth a look. The stronger play is on Washington to win by double digits at home. Final Score Prediction, Washington Wizards win and cover ATS 122-112.



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